In Heather’s role with Arts Co-op, she works to increase job opportunities for co-op students through marketing and industry outreach. She also leads undergraduate communications to enhance the student experience and to showcase co-op success stories.
Prior to UBC, Heather’s marketing initiatives have brought international attention to BC’s technology industry, by launching the province’s first International Partnering Forum at the Vancouver International Digital Festival. Her experience in the local tech sector also includes work with organizations such as Vision Critical and New Media BC (now DigiBC).
Heather plays a leading role in communications for UBC’s Co-op Programs, including web redesign projects and annual newsletters for internal stakeholders. In the greater co-op community, Heather has presented at national conferences and contributed as previous Co-Chair of the External Relations Committee for the Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon (ACE-WIL BC).